irug kOvEL

201
'ivar yAr?' enkuvaiAyin, ivarE,
UruTan iravalarkku aruLi, tEruTan
mullaikku Itta cellA n'al icai,
paTu maNi yAnai, paRampin kOmAn
5
n'eTu mAp pAri makaLir; yAnE
tan'tai tOzan; ivar en makaLir;
an'taNan, pulavan, koNTu van'tananE.
n'IyE, vaTapAl munivan taTavinuL tOnRi,
cempu punain'tu iyaRRiya cEN n'eTum puricai,
10
uvarA Ikai, tuvarai ANTu,
n'ARpattonpatu vazimuRai van'ta
vELiruL vELE! viRal pOr aNNal!
tAr aNi yAnaic cETTu irug kOvE!
AN kaTan uTaimaiyin, pAN kaTan ARRiya
15
oliyaR kaNNip pulikaTi mAal!
yAn tara, ivaraik koNmati! vAn kavittu
irug kaTal uTutta iv vaiyakattu, arun' tiRal
pon paTu mAl varaik kizava! ven vEl
uTalun'ar uTkum tAnai,
20
keTal arugkuraiya n'ATu kizavOyE!

tiNaiyum tuRaiyum avai.
pAri makaLirai irugkOvELuzaik koNTu cenRa kapilar pATiyatu.

202
veTcik kAnattu vETTuvar ATTa,
kaTci kANAk kaTamA n'al ERu
kaTaRu maNi kiLara, citaRu pon miLira,
kaTiya katazum n'eTu varaip paTappai
5
venRi n'ilaiiya vizup pukaz onRi,
iru pAl peyariya uru kezu mUtUr,
kOTi pala aTukkiya poruL n'umakku utaviya
n'ITu n'ilai araiyattuk kETum kEL, ini:
n'un'tai tAyam n'iRaivuRa eytiya
10
oliyal kaNNip pulikaTi mAal!
n'um pOl aRivin n'umaruL oruvan
pukazn'ta ceyyuL kazAattalaiyai
ikazn'tatan payanE; iyal tEr aNNal!
evvi tol kuTip paTIiyar, maRRu, 'ivar
15
kai vaN pAri makaLir' enRa en
tERRAp puncol n'ORRicin; peruma!
viTuttanen; velIiyar, n'in vElE! aTukkattu,
arumpu aRa malarn'ta karug kAl vEgkai
mAt takaTTu oL vI tAya tuRukal
20
irum puli varip puRam kaTukkum
perug kal vaippin n'ATu kizavOyE!

tiNaiyum tuRaiyum avai.
irugkOvEL pArimakaLiraik koLLAnAka, kapilar pATiyatu.